Weight loss surgery has changed my life forever! Since having the gastric sleeve surgery earlier this year, I IMMEDIATELY stopped taking a handful of my diabetic prescriptions, including ALL of my insulins.
The only prescription I am currently taking is 2mg of Gabapentin at night, that's it! I'm waking up with a fasting bg of about 95 right now so I'm thinking I may change to 1mg fairly soon. I'm hoping by January 2014 I will be medication/insulin FREE!!!!
Before WLS, there was no hope for me but now that I"m sleeved, I feel FREE!!!!

~A Mom on a Mission

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Comment by meee on October 11, 2013 at 4:49pm

Wow, that is amazing! I have heard other people say they've had success with this also . I hope you continue to have these great results :)

Comment by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 12, 2013 at 2:10am

How much weight have you lost ? i am meeting with a weight loss surgeon this coming week and i am looking forward to getting similar results. Though I am type 1, I am hopeful that maybe I will get similar results. Thanks for the post today.

Comment by Gb on October 12, 2013 at 9:56am

I, too, am thinking about it, so I would love to hear more about your journey.

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